At the end, they pretty much get forcibly transformed into construction equipment.
Jerkass Woobie: Surprisingly, the snake in Firebird. Sure he tried to get Adam and Eve to eat the apple, but after eating the apple himself and going through a hellish world of western commercialism, who wouldn't want to comfort him?
Tear Jerker: Watch the Valse Triste segment without tearing up.
Lampshaded by everyone in the orchestra and chorus and onlookers bawling their eyes out.